Massachusetts Association 
of Science Teachers

Laboratory Safety Institute

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 10:31 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Laboratory Safety Institute will be offering 24-hour lab safety short courses at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, on July 24-27, 2017 and at LSI in Natick, MA on August 7-10, 2017 

This course provides an in-depth look at the fundamentals of lab safety and effective lab safety programs. You will learn to identify and manage common laboratory hazards; many of which you may never have considered. Using a "real world" approach to safety issues in the laboratory, our seasoned instructors will illustrate how to reduce the likelihood of injury, illness, accidents and lawsuits while providing you with simple, inexpensive (even free) things that you can do to have an even better safety program. Registrants are encouraged to bring their problem descriptions, accident accounts and safety program materials for review and discussion.

Topics will include:

• Accidents & Activities

• Biological & Animal Hazards

• Chemical Handling & Storage

• Compressed Gases

• Disposal of Chemicals

• Electrical Safety

• Eye & Face Protection

• Fire Control

• Handling Glassware

• Hazardous Waste Disposal

• Labeling

• Legal Aspects of Safety

• Needs Assessment

• OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Std

• OSHA Lab Standard

• Planning for Emergencies

• Radiation

• Recordkeeping

• Safety Program Planning

• Scope of the Problem

• Student/ Employee Involvement

• Ventilation 

Registrants will receive 2.1 Continuing Education Units (CEU's).

The course duration is 24 hours spread over 4 days. Priced at $1095. Register at labsafetyinstitute.org.


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